Borough of Sharon Hill, PA
Delaware County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Sharon Hill 9-2-1946 by Ord. No. 704 (Ch. 61 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 169-1 Discharge of firearms prohibited.

[Added 12-28-1972 by Ord. No. 1019]
It shall be unlawful for any person, except law enforcement officers in the pursuance of their duties, to discharge a shotgun, rifle, revolver, pistol or any other firearm within the limits of the Borough of Sharon Hill.

§ 169-2 Discharge of air rifles and other missiles prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person within the limits of the Borough of Sharon Hill to discharge or shoot any Flobert rifle, air rifle, spring gun, BB gun or any instrument which impels with force a metal pellet of any kind, or to shoot or throw any arrow, metal, stone, brick or other missile upon or near any street or highway, or to throw wantonly any snowball, baseball, metal, stone, brick or other missile upon, over or in the highways or streets within the limits of the Borough that is capable of injuring persons or property.

§ 169-3 Furnishing of air rifles to certain minors prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person within the limits of the Borough of Sharon Hill to sell a Flobert rifle, air rifle or BB gun to any minor under the age of 18 years or, by purchase, gift or other means, furnish a Flobert rifle, air rifle or BB gun to any minor under the age of 18 years.

§ 169-4 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 2-13-1968 by Ord. No. 964; 12-28-1972 by Ord. No. 1019; 7-14-1988 by Ord. No. 1180]
Any person who shall be convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter before any Magisterial District Judge shall be sentenced to pay a maximum fine as provided from time to time by state statute, together with costs of prosecution, or to imprisonment in the county jail for a term not to exceed 30 days, or both.